Some Persons in News :

Margaret Alva:

imageMargaret Alva sworn in as the 19th Governor of Rajasthan. She is the 3rd woman Governor of the state after Ms. Pratibha Devisingh Patil and Ms. Prabha Rao, who had served earlier.

Rahul Khullar:

  • clip_image002Commerce Secretary Rahul Khullar appointed the new chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).

Eduardo Saverin:

imageCo-founder of Facebook Inc.

Before an IPO that values the social networking site Facebook at as much as $96 billion, the billionaire co-founder of Facebook Inc. Eduardo Saverin renounced his US citizenship.

The move may decrease his tax bill. Saverin’s stake is 4%, as per the website Who Owns Facebook. At the high-end of the IPO valuation, that would be worth about $3.84 billion. His holdings aren’t listed in Facebook’s regulatory filings.

Saverin, joins a growing number of people giving up US citizenship, a move that can cut their tax liabilities in US. Saverin lately found it more useful to become a resident of Singapore.

Francois Hollande:

  • imageMr. Francois Hollande sworn in as President of France. 
  • Became the First Socialist in 17 years to occupy the Elysee Palace.

Rekha:

image

Cine superstar Rekha took oath as a member of the Rajya Sabha. 

 

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  • Wani reyaz
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    Nice to see

  • parvathi menon
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    please add civilservices type questions

  • manish95555
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    plz update the current gk after 17th.
    its must.

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    Dear Sir,

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